Jalli Kattu – Primitivity Amidst Modernity?

Published By: esocialsciences | Published Date: January, 13 , 2017

Jalli Kattu however glorified is a brutal sport for both the players and sometimes even to the sadistic crowd. It is one of the cultural markers of manliness and to express Bravery during civil times in the olden era. Moustache, steel frame and muscles, honour deaths, Jalli Kattu, Mal Utham (wrestling), potency and big family, family violence are some of the social and cultural markers of manliness in Tamizh world as it is probably elsewhere also which are natural in a world where men were active in economic and military activities and women were confined to domestic chores and if lucky in golden cages in rich and royal families.

Author(s): K.R. Shyam Sundar | Posted on: Jan 13, 2017 | Views() | Download (449)


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